26 tickets = 2.6% of the capacity of the Walker Kerr Theater (939 seats)
(highlight of 26 little purple squares added)
Reported in The Year of Living Angrily (Print headline: "2017 Was Worse Than You Think") by Ginia Bellafante. (The New York Times, 12/28/2017)
$8,000 is definitely the exception, not the rule.